Travel

TRAVEL TO MARSEILLE

By air

Marseille Provence airport
Passenger information:
Tel: + 33 (0)4 42 14 14 14
Fax: + 33 (0)4 42 14 27 24
Website: http://www.marseille.aeroport.fr

The Marseille Provence airport is the fourth largest airport in France. It operates with 30 national and international airlines, 28 daily flights Paris/Marseille (flight duration 1h20), 15 connections to different French cities, and connections to 91 cities in the world.

Air France is the official carrier of EWEC 2009. Benefit from the discounts offered by booking your flights through the event website! For further information please click here.

There will be no shuttle bus service from the airport to the event venue, so participants are kindly requested to make their own travel arrangements to get to the venue.

A bus operates between the airport and the city centre – more information can be found at http://www.navettemarseilleaeroport.com.

By train

Marseille can be reached by TGV from Paris in 3 hours. The main train station in Marseille is ‘Marseille St. Charles’, situated in the city centre.

To book a train ticket or check timetables, visit http://www.sncf.com.

By car

Marseille is accessible via the following motorways:

  • From Lyon, Paris, Brussels: Autoroute Nord A7 (exit n° 36 - Menpenti, follow ‘cinq avenues’)
  • From Arles, Montpellier, Toulouse, Barcelona: Autoroute du Littoral A55 (tunnel Prado Carénage, follow ‘stade vélodrome’)
  • From Toulon, Nice, Milan, Turin, Gènes: Autoroute Est A50 (follow ‘centre ville, la plage’)

The tunnel Prado-Carénage (toll required) provides:
- A direct link between the A55 & A50 motorways
- Rapid access from the A55 to Parc Chanot
- Access to the city centre in under 5 minutes

Plan your route by car to Marseille/Parc Chanot.

 

TRAVEL WITHIN MARSEILLE

By public transport

By metro
Marseille has 2 metro lines.

The nearest metro stop to Parc Chanot is the Rond Point du Prado on line M2 (direction Sainte Marguerite Dromel). There is direct access to Door A of Parc Chanot from the metro station. The metro runs from 5h - 21h (until 0h30 at weekends).

By bus
Marseille has 2 around 80 bus and tramway lines.

The ‘Rond Point du Prado’ is served by the following bus lines - 19, 21, 22, 23, 41, 44, 45, 72, 83

Tickets available from machines or sales points:
- single tickets: 1,7€
- carte “libertés” (magnetic card): 6€ or 12€, (1,2€/journey)
- 1-day card 4,5€
- 3-day card 10€

RTM Régie des Transports Marseillais (Public transportation network)
6 rue des Fabres, 13001, Marseille
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 7.00 - 18.00, Saturday 9.00 - 17.30
Telephone (for timetable information): +33 4 91 91 92 10
http://www.rtm.fr
http://www.lepilote.com

By taxi

Taxi Radio Marseille  +33 4 91 02 20 20
Taxi Radio Tupp  +33 4 91 05 80 80
Taxis Plus   +33 4 91 03 60 03
Radio Taxis Marseille Est +33 4 91 81 08 10
Corsica Taxis   +33 4 91 05 98 20

Marseille Airport is 30 kilometres from the centre of Marseille. During the day a taxi from the airport to the city centre costs approximately € 40 and at night approximately € 50.
A taxi from Parc Chanot to the centre or vice versa costs approximately 10€.

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